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October 2005

52 mg/dl and Ketones.

Diabetes and Emotions By October 27, 2005 No Comments

I read Teks’ post tonight and felt very overwhelmed. Maybe that’s the theme of the O.C. of late. It’s been a difficult 24 hours out here in Rhode Island, medically speaking. I’ve been sporting moderate ketones for the better part of a day now. Changed the infusion set twice. Injected via syringe once. Haven’t eaten much due to fear of high bloodsugars….

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Six Until Me: The Book

Uncategorized By October 24, 2005 No Comments

Dear Faithful Readers, It’s Shameless Plug Time again at Six Until Me. Here’s the deal: I’m writing a book. And it’s about diabetes. (I know … try and contain your shock.) Having said that, I am looking to tap the good ol’ O.C. for perspectives. What I’m looking for specifically is this: Diabetics and Parents of Diabetics, how does this disease…

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Good Luck, Lady.

Blood Sugars, Real Life Diabetes By October 19, 2005 No Comments

I went to my dentist appointment. “Aaaaaaaaahhhhh,” I opened my mouth like a baby bird every time the hygienist came near me. I couldn’t answer any of her questions because my toes were curling with fear. Those metal instruments scraping against my sensitive teeth and poking mercilessly at my gums. “Aaaaaaahhhhh!” as I caught my reflection in the mirror as…

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Playing Ketchup.

Diabetes Online Community, No Diabetes By October 16, 2005 No Comments

Who doesn’t love a good homonym? There’s been a lot going on over the last week. I’ve been a small bit absentee. Here’s the run down, a la Six Until Me style: The Move: The Boy and I have made the leap from Separate Apartments to Living Together. Yes, this is a good thing. And yes, I’m very happy. But yes,…

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